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I'll take entertainment over complaints anyday...
ERic (clogging the internet with *useless* chatter...)

WHOA! Did anyone else notice the internet slow to a
crawl after I posted this... !?! I bet I brought down
networks all over the globe...  !

--- Shwaine <shwaine@malevolence.com> wrote:
> Yeah, and I'm a user who signed up to this list
> expecting to
> see discussions on Linux, not chatter. If I wanted
> chatter, I'd
> log into the chat room. Label me what you will, but
> I expect
> email lists to be primarily utilitarian with minor
> chatting, 
> especially when the groups have other forums for
> chatting
> (like the IRC channel). I dislike seeing my email
> program 
> have to download 70+ messages if I forgot to check
> my email 
> for a day and have most of that be useless chatter.
> This is 
> something my last LUG seemed to understand without
> the
> issue even having to be brought up.
> On Fri, 22 Jun 2001 Erik Mullinix wrote:
> > Ive been pretty quiet on this issue . Its kinda
> wound itself out. Good
> > thing. But i believe in one thing. Either do or
> dont. Please do not
> > require someone else to conform to your own style
> or needs under 
> threat of
> > decision.
> > 
> > Truth. Im sure we would love to have ye.
> > It is a linux user group who helps out and
> supports each other.
> And some
> > times that means listen to the prattle and funk. 
> But for the most 
> part.
> > Its linux educational.
> > 
> > If you have issues and want to discuss the needs
> for linux then 
> thats what
> > vox tech is.
> > 
> > This is VOX the email list for the users. ;-)
> > 
> > Hesperant Ieger
> > and this is my oppinion.
> > 
> ------------------------------------
> Shwaine the Wandering Arch of Malevolence
> http://www.malevolence.com       
> telnet://mud.malevolence.com:3000

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